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Did you know that on the more up-to-date browsers it is easy to change the text size of what you are reading on a web page?
Internet Explorer Users:Click on the word "View" on the bar above this page.
Click on the word "Text Size" and chose "larger" or "largest".
Netscape Users:Click on the word "View" on the bar above this page.
Click on increase font
If the text is still not large enough then repeat the process until it is.
You may also be interested to know that this is usually possible to change your e-mail software using the same process.
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